Impaired Driving

For most drivers, the experience of being charged under one of Ontario’s strict driving laws: Impaired driving, “Over 80? and impaired care or control, is often only made worse once the realities of the consequences of conviction or a plea of guilty set-in. The consequences can be extremely severe and can include:

  • Driving Prohibition (which may be significant if you require a car to get to work).

  • Jail sentence.

  • Completion of a mandatory provincial assessment course program (“Back on Track”).

  • Increase in insurance payments (up to multiple times what you currently pay).

  • Mandatory installation of an ignition control device.

  • A criminal record which can effect current and future employment opportunities, your ability to travel outside Canada, and your immigration status.

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